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Sport ICC bans Bangladesh skipper Shakib in anti-corruption case

16:26  29 october  2019
16:26  29 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been banned from all cricket for two years by the ICC after accepting three anti - corruption charges.

Corruption in Bangladesh has been a continuing problem. According to all major ranking institutions, Bangladesh routinely finds itself among the most corrupt countries in the world. Transparency International 's 2017 Corruption Perception Index ranks the country 143rd place out of 180 countries.

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was banned from cricket for one year on Tuesday for breaching the anti-corruption code.

Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - Bangladesh v Afghanistan - The Ageas Bowl, Southampton, Britain - June 24, 2019   Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim celebrate taking the wicket of Afghanistan's Najibullah Zadran   Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley© Reuters Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - Bangladesh v Afghanistan - The Ageas Bowl, Southampton, Britain - June 24, 2019 Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim celebrate taking the wicket of Afghanistan's Najibullah Zadran Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

The International Cricket Council said Shakib admitted to three charges of failing to disclose full details of approaches or invitations he received to engage in corrupt conduct in January 2018 during the triseries between Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, and during the 2018 Indian Premier League.

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Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh 's Test and T20I captain, has been banned by the ICC from all cricket for two years, with one year of that sentence suspended, after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC anti - corruption code . What rule did Shakib violate?

The ICC confirmed if Shakib satisfied the conditions of the suspended part of the sanction, he would be free to ICC 's anti - corruption general manager Alex Marshall maintained responsibility rested with Shakib for not reporting the matter. ' Shakib Al Hasan is a highly experienced international cricketer.

Shakib, the test and Twenty20 captain, also agreed to the sanction in lieu of a hearing.

The ICC said Shakib could avoid another year of suspension if he doesn't commit any further offence before he is free to resume international cricket from Oct. 29, 2020. That date rules him out of the T20 World Cup, which starts on Oct. 18 in Australia.

''I am extremely sad to have been banned from the game I love, but I completely accept my sanction for not reporting the approaches,'' Shakib said in an ICC media release.

''The ICC ACU is reliant on players to play a central part in the fight against corruption and I didn't do my duty in this instance.''

Alex Marshall, the ICC general manager integrity, said Shakib had attended many education sessions and knew his obligations under the code.

''Shakib has accepted his errors and cooperated fully with the investigation,'' Marshall said. ''He has offered to assist the integrity unit in future education, to help younger players to learn from his mistakes. I am happy to accept this offer.''

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